Sports

Sensational start for Clippers

Junior-ladened boys’ soccer team breaks out to 2-1-1 start in D-I
CUMBERLAND – With just one senior in the starting lineup and another 12th-grader serving as one of the top reserves, no one could blame second-year head coach Justin Resendes if he wanted to look... more

Lincoln serves up wonderful week

Young girls’ tennis squad shows promise by netting three victories
LINCOLN – The Lincoln High girls’ tennis team found the perfect way to put its rough start to its Division II season in the rearview mirror. The Lions improved their young record to 3-2 by winning... more

Cougars dominate Chieftains

Eight different players score touchdowns to help football team win D-III opener, 59-14
GLOCESTER – It’s been a long time since the North Providence High football team blasted a division opponent in its season opener, but that’s what the Cougars did last Saturday afternoon in their... more

For BMR, it's playoffs or bust!

Experienced Charger football team hopes to take next step in program’s history
BLACKSTONE – With an increase in numbers and experienced players this season, the Blackstone-Millville Regional football team hopes to take the next step in its five-year history as a varsity program... more

Coderre settles in as Sentinels’ AD

Former Conn. athletic director shares enthusiasm for new role at Smithfield
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SMITHFIELD – Change will always be a constant, and change has come to Smithfield High School in a new athletic director, Chris Coderre. The former AD, Tony Torregrossa, is still part of the high... more

Northmen take best shot at tough league

Undefeated girls’ soccer team (4-0-2) kicks off difficult stretch of D-II schedule next week
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The battle for the Division II girls’ soccer championship is going to be fiercely competitive and very interesting, and North Smithfield High’s John Pastore knows very well the... more

Sentinels stumble in season opener

Turnovers, penalties, unusual safety hurt Smithfield in 41-19 loss to Toll Gate
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield High football team had a bad case of the opening-game jitters in last Friday night’s Division III opener against Toll Gate and it showed, as the Sentinels fell behind... more

Moses Brown downs Shea in OT

Quakers overcome fourth-quarter deficit in rematch of D-II Super Bowl
PROVIDENCE – Overtime was needed to determine the winner of an early-season showdown between the two teams from last year’s Division II Super Bowl, and when the dust settled, Moses Brown was able to... more

Back to court for Cougars

Girls’ tennis team, now 4-1, enters D-III season with five new starters
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Half of the North Providence High girls’ tennis team’s starting lineup is new. So are half of the teams on the Cougars’ 17-match schedule. Instead of playing each team twice in the... more

Despite 1-3 start, Shea eyes state title

Senior-ladened boys’ soccer team hopes to be ‘a dangerous team’ this season
PAWTUCKET – It’s been three seasons since the Shea High boys’ soccer team has appeared in a state championship game, but with a large senior class and several returning players from last season’s... more

Carpenter becomes youngest winner of Crackerbarrel 5K

WRENTHAM, Mass. – Cumberland’s Ethan Carpenter, an 8th-grader at North Cumberland Middle School and a member of the school’s cross country squad, became the youngest winner in the 37-year history of... more

RIC names Clippers’ girls’ lax coach Shiel head women’s coach

PROVIDENCE – Jessica Shiel, who has served as the Cumberland High head girls’ lacrosse coach for the past two seasons, has left the program to accept a job as Rhode Island College’s new head women’s... more

NP boys’ soccer team hammers Paul Cuffee, raises D-III record to 2-3

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High boys’ soccer team picked up its second win of the season on Monday night by registering one of its most lopsided victories in recent memory, a 12-1... more

NP girls’ soccer team suffers consecutive one-goal losses on the road

WEST WARWICK – The North Providence High girls’ soccer team suffered its second straight one-goal loss on the road on Monday afternoon by suffering a 4-3 defeat to West Warwick that dropped its... more